Pastor Bernie Anderson talks about his own experiences with disclosing his addiction to pornography and how that opened the door to recovery.
by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT Director – LifeSTAR St. George, UT I recently spoke with an individual who described some of the changes he had gone through over the past year of recovery from pornography addiction. He talked about his decision to literally throw away a trash bag full of over 150 DVDs that had [...]
Our “Getting Started Workshop” will now begin on October 16th, 2012 from 6-9pm. The workshop runs for 6 weeks. There is still room in the workshop, so if you or someone you love is struggling with pornography or other forms of sexual acting out behaviors, give us a call at 435-688-2123. This workshop is co-facilitated [...]
Jessica Harris talks about how pornography filled a need for connection in her life, only to find out the hard way they were false connections.
“A Woman’s Plimsoll Line” by Floyd Godfrey, LPC LifeSTAR – Mesa, Arizona The “Plimsoll Line” was invented by Samuel Plimsoll. Sometimes sailors will call it the “waterline.” It is a simple marker on the side of naval ships, indicating the limit to which a ship may be loaded. The Plimsoll line is adjusted on each [...]
Couples in recovery are literally “recovering” or “re-discovering” what was lost in their relationship with one another. Part of that discovery is learning more about the person you’re married to. We talk about addicts and partners discovering their true selves in recovery, so it’s critical to make sure that new information is passed over to [...]
Geoff Steurer, director of LifeSTAR of St. George, UT, a three-phase pornography addiction treatment program for individuals and couples, discusses the impact of perfectionism on individuals and the formation of addictions. This clip is from the forthcoming documentary, Shamed.
Parents are concerned today about how to protect their children from pornography and harmful materials. The National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families released some helpful tips for parents to safeguard their children and families: Get comfortable- Practice talking about pornography and sex with your spouse- get out the giggles and prepare for questions [...]
Dr. Mary Anne Layden, Director of Sexual Trauma and Psychopathology program, University of Pennsylvania, discusses the frequents criticisms against the anti-pornography movement. Her point? We’re not against healthy sexuality. We’re against toxic sexuality.« go back — keep looking »